Definition of Collapse:
(of a person) fall down and become unconscious, typically through illness or injury.
(of an institution or undertaking) fail suddenly and completely.
Sudden and dramatic slowdown in economic activity, resulting in a steep drop in prices with a consequent fall in level of employment.
(of a structure) fall down or in; give way.
Fold or be folded to fit into a small space.
An instance of a structure falling down or in.
Synonyms of Collapse
Cave-in, Giving way, Subsidence, Crumbling, Disintegration, Break down, Fail, Fall through, Fold, Founder, Fall flat, Miscarry, Go wrong, Come to nothing, Come to grief, Be frustrated, Be unsuccessful, Not succeed, Disintegrate, Cave in, Fall in, Subside, Fall down, Sag, Slump, Settle, Give, Give way, Crumble, Crumple, Disintegrate, Fall to pieces, Come apart, OD, Waterloo, Amiable weakness, Bankruptcy, Be brought down, Be felled, Be found wanting, Be ruined, Be struck down, Be traumatized, Beating, Become insolvent, Bend, Blow, Bouncing check, Break, Break down, Break out, Break up, Breakability, Breakage, Breakdown, Breaking up, Breakup, Brittleness, Burn out, Bust, Cascade, Catabasis, Cataclysm, Cataract, Catastrophe, Catch, Catch cold, Cave, Cave in, Cave-in, Changeableness, Chute, Circulatory collapse, Collapse, Come apart, Come down, Come down with, Come short, Come to naught, Come to nothing, Come unstuck, Comedown, Conk out, Conquering, Conquest, Contract, Crack, Crack up, Crack-up, Crackup, Crash, Crippling, Cropper, Crumble, Crumple, Daintiness, Damage, Deathblow, Debacle, Deceleration, Declension, Declination, Decline, Decline and fall, Decrescendo, Defeat, Deflate, Deflation, Defluxion, Delicacy, Descend, Descending, Descension, Descent, Destructibility, Destruction, Detriment, Dilapidation, Diminish, Diminuendo, Dip down, Disablement, Disappear, Disappearance, Disaster, Disintegrate, Disintegration, Disorganization, Disrepair, Disruption, Dissolution, Dissolve, Dive, Down, Downbend, Downcome, Downcurve, Downfall, Downflow, Downgrade, Downpour, Downrush, Downtrend, Downturn, Downward trend, Draining, Droop, Drop, Drop down, Drop off, Dropping, Drubbing, Dwindling, Ebb, Effeminacy, Encroachment, Erupt, Evaporate, Exhaust, Exhaustedness, Exhaustion, Fade, Fag, Fail, Failure, Faint, Fall, Fall away, Fall dead, Fall down, Fall flat, Fall in, Fall off, Fall short, Fall stillborn, Fall through, Fall to pieces, Falling, Fatigue, Fever, Fizzle out, Flag, Flimsiness, Fold, Fold up, Founder, Fragility, Frailty, Frangibility, Gasp, Get, Get bogged down, Get hung up, Get mired, Get tired, Give out, Give way, Go, Go bankrupt, Go broke, Go down, Go downhill, Go into receivership, Go into shock, Go soft, Go to pieces, Go to pot, Go to ruin, Go to smash, Go under, Go up, Gravitate, Gravitation, Grow weary, Harm, Hiding, Hit the skids, Hobbling, Human frailty, Hurt, Hurting, Impairment, Implode, Implosion, Incapacitation, Inclination, Indecisiveness, Infirmity of will, Infringement, Inherent vice, Injury, Inroad, Insolvency, Insufficient funds, Irresolution, Jade, Keel over, Kited check, Lack, Lag, Lambasting, Languish, Lapse, Lathering, Licking, Lightness, Lose altitude, Lose ground, Loss, Maiming, Mastery, Mayhem, Mischief, Moral weakness, Mutilation, Nervous breakdown, Nervous exhaustion, Nervous prostration, Neurasthenia, Nose dive, Not answer, Not hack it, Not make it, Not make out, Not measure up, Not stretch, Not suffice, Overcoming, Overdose, Overdraft, Overdrawn account, Overthrow, Overturn, Pant, Parachute, Pass out, Peg out, Peter out, Pine, Pitch, Play out, Plummet, Plummeting, Plunge, Poop out, Pounce, Pour down, Pratfall, Precipitate, Prostration, Puff, Puff and blow, Puncture, Quietus, Rain, Rapids, Receivership, Remission, Retreat, Ruin, Ruination, Ruining, Ruinousness, Run a temperature, Run down, Run out, Run short, Sabotage, Scathe, Shatter, Shipwreck, Shut down, Sicken, Sickening, Sink, Sleaziness, Slightness, Slowdown, Slump, Smash, Smashup, Spoiling, Stoop, Stop short, Stumble, Subdual, Subduing, Subjugation, Subsidence, Succumb, Sway, Swoon, Swoop, Tailspin, Take, Take ill, Thrashing, Tire, Topple, Topple down, Topple over, Total loss, Totter, Trend downward, Trimming, Trouncing, Tumble, Undoing, Unsubstantiality, Vanquishment, Velleity, Wane, Want, Washout, Waterfall, Weaken, Weakening, Wear away, Wear thin, Weary, Wheeze, Whipping, Wilt, Wispiness, Womanishness, Wrack, Wreck, Yield, Faint, Pass out, Black out, Lose consciousness, Fall unconscious, Keel over
How to use Collapse in a sentence?
- In the face of such resolve his opposition finally collapsed.
- The collapse of a railroad bridge.
- He collapsed from loss of blood.
- Some cots collapse down to fit into a bag.
- The roof collapsed on top of me.
Meaning of Collapse & Collapse Definition